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accustomed
used in Lonesome Dove

9 uses
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Definition
psychologically or physically used to something
  • Jake Spoon was unaccustomed to Bolivar's habits and grimaced unhappily as the banging continued.
    Chapters 9-10 (38% in)
  • Accustomed as she was to hard doings, it had still taken Lorena a while to get used to the way Lippy slurped when he was eating, and she had once had a dream in which a cowboy walked by Lippy and buttoned the lip to his nose as if it were the flap of a pocket.
    Chapters 3-4 (67% in)
  • He would plan, of course, to make himself available for chores when she required him—otherwise life could go on in its accustomed way.
    Chapters 11-12 (80% in)
  • But if the townspeople of Fort Smith had not considered him, the same couldn't be said for Louisa Brooks, who was giving him a good deal more consideration than he was accustomed to.
    Chapters 36-37 (65% in)
  • Even men accustomed all their lives to sudden death didn't expect it to happen to Gus McCrae.
    Chapters 58-59 (61% in)
  • Rough as the place was, accustomed as they all were to sudden death, they felt they had seen something extraordinary, something they would rather not have seen.
    Chapters 85-86 (41% in)
  • He had grown accustomed to sleeping late and sitting outside the tent with Lorena in the mornings.
    Chapters 89-90 (2% in)
  • Though accustomed to his silences, none of the men could remember him being that silent.
    Chapters 97-98 (48% in)
  • Even Betsey and Sally, accustomed to chattering through supper, competing for the men's attention, were subdued by their mother's silence, and merely attended to serving.
    Chapters 101-102 (23% in)

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